injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Definition of injurious

  1. 1 :  inflicting or tending to inflict injury :  detrimental <injurious to health>

  2. 2 :  abusive, defamatory <speak not injurious words — George Washington>

injuriously

adverb

injuriousness

noun

Examples of injurious in a sentence

  1. The decision has had an injurious effect.

  2. <inaccurate news reports are injurious to the public's faith in the media>

15th Century

First Known Use of injurious

15th century


INJURIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Definition of injurious for English Language Learners

  • : causing injury


INJURIOUS Defined for Kids

injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Definition of injurious for Students

  1. :  causing injury or harm


Medical Dictionary

injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of injurious

  1. :  inflicting or tending to inflict injury <injurious to health>

injuriously

adverb

Law Dictionary

injurious

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adjective in·ju·ri·ous \in-ˈju̇r-ē-əs\

Legal Definition of injurious

  1. :  inflicting or tending to inflict injury

injuriously

adverb


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